How-to Initiate SOS via the SOS button
1. Slide the SOS lock all the way to the left.
2. Press and hold the SOS button until the 20 second countdown begins (Note: you can cancel the countdown by pressing the "X" button twice and then selecting the "Discard" button).
3. After the countdown, the inReach will send an SOS message to GEOS.
How-to Initiate SOS via the Device Menu
1. From the main screen, select "SOS".
2. The device will start a five second countdown, select "Emergency" to confirm the SOS or "Cancel" to cancel the SOS. If a decision is not made within five seconds, the SOS will be cancelled.
3. If "Emergency" is selected, the device will present a "Compose SOS" option, press the check mark button to proceed or the "X" button to cancel.
How-to Cancel SOS
1. From the main menu, select "SOS".
2. Select "Cancel SOS"
3. An SOS cancellation message will be sent to GEOS (Note: The device must have line-of-sight to the sky to send the cancellation message. Do not power off the device until the cancellation has been sent.).
4. Be sure to lock the SOS button by sliding the lock all the way to the right until a click can be heard.